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Publisher's Summary

Lynn Ames' first novel, The Price of Fame, has been called "absorbing and filled with romance" (Lori L. Lake, Midwest Book Review). Now Ames is back with the second installment in the lives of Katherine Kyle and Jamison Parker.

Kate and Jay want nothing more than to focus on their love. But as Kate settles in to a new profession, she and Jay become caught up in the middle of a deadly scheme - pawns in a larger game in which the stakes are nothing less than control of the country.

In her new novel of corruption, greed, romance, and danger, Lynn Ames takes us on an unforgettable journey of harrowing conspiracy - and establishes herself as a mistress of suspense. The Cost of Commitment. It could be everything....

©2010 Lynn Ames (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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Terrible!

It had been a while since I listened to the first title in the series, and I forgot how truly awful the writing was! Everything is “perfect”, and “the best”, and “the most”, and so self-congratulatory. If I knew an actual person who was so arrogant and bragadocious as Kate, I don’t know how I would stand to be around her!
The narration is a perfect fit. It is equally awful.
I haven’t even made it an hour in and I’m quitting! Everything I felt about the first book (which I willed myself to get through, sure it must improve - it didn’t) has come flooding back.
I listen to audiobooks to pass the time while I do mundane tasks. Silence is better than this.
So glad it was included with my audible plus membership, so I didn’t waste any money on it. I’m deleting the whole series from my device and hoping I remember just how much I do not like this author and narrator.
There is so much good content here. Skip this one, and find something better.

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Pretty good for the plot, suspense, action scenes

Pros: plot of political intrigue and decent cast of characters.

Cons: breathy narrator. And the two main characters continually exclaiming their undying devotion seems like merely like a way to pad the page count. After the hundredth ‘do you know how much I love you?!’ it gets trite. And the sex scenes also don’t add value to listening experience. But that’s a matter of taste. Erotica isn’t necessary to fill pages in a well written story. I fast forwarded over them. Not a strong point in the 80’s era story.

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YAWN

Yeah.....NO! I tolerated the writing to give it a chance, but it was soooo hard to take the narration!! I listened through because I actually paid for this!! SPOILER ALERT***kinda: Towards the end leaves with a bit of a cliff hanger to see just what may or may not happen in the follow-up to this book. I will NOT subject myself to listening to the horrible narrator who ALWAYS has a voice of damsel in distress or just plain whiny!! I don’t even care what happened to Jay and Kate at this point!! I don’t usually write negative reviews, but I couldn’t help it with this one!!

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Sportscaster

this book is alright. I was disappointed by the voice actor. she seemed to be doing the play by play of a hockey game.

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I love this book.

The Cost of Commitment by Lynn Ames is great! This ongoing series about Jay and Kate is wonderful. Politics, intrigue, and romance. Emily Beresford does a wonderful job with the narration. Thanks for making this great book available on Audible.

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A bit too over the top

The story line is ok, but the constant “do you know how much I love you?, you are the world to me, I can’t live my life without you, you are so perfect in every single way there is imaginable” in every single chapter of the book is horrible. Say it once or twice, but not every scene change! Good lord.
I wanted to like these books - I really did. Between what is mentioned above, the narration is terrible. She makes Kate sound like one of the Golden girls and jay sound like a bratty little girl. It really makes it hard to listen to. I also can’t listen to sex scenes narrated by a Golden Girl…. 🤷🏻

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Great sequel!

Another great story! I jumped right into this after finishing book 1, and am headed to book 3 now. I NEVER cry when reading a book, but this one had me all choked up. Very well written and narrated.

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breathtaking

this audiobook is heart stopping in good and bad ways. hard to stop listening. action/romance/ drama all in one.

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Awesome Series 😁!

This book was just as interesting, intoxicating,and exciting as the first....it was so exhilarating that it kept me in suspense and on the edge of my seat the entire time 😃🤣!!!

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good

good listen lust love tragedy success good story line great reader rollercoaster of happy and sad 😥

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80s cheese

This is super cheesy. The story was actually really well thought out, but the descriptions of the scenes between the women, and the ridiculous over use of the word “lover” really made my teeth itch.
I can imagine this was pretty decent stuff in the 89s but it just hasn’t aged well.